News Archive

38 weeks ago

Attending lectures from first class academics is part of many courses at Alton College. Not all learning takes place in classrooms; students often take part in trips, talks and lectures outside campus. As part of their A level Philosophy course, students recently attended an Ethics lecture at Bedales School.  Alf Hamer, Daniel Guy and Peter Baillie, all previously at Amery Hill School,...

As part of the wide range of extra-curricular activities available to students at Alton College, a group of staff and students, led by Dr Libby Smith, Curriculum Manager for Biology travelled to Dominica as part of ‘Operation Wallacea – conservation research through academic partnerships.’ The expedition ran over two weeks with the group...

39 weeks ago

Preparing students for higher education with  learning experiences to stretch and challenge them are part of the curriculum at Alton College. A group of first year A Level PE students visited the University of Portsmouth where they had an opportunity to take part in several exercise physiology tests in their Sports & Exercise Science labs. The students participated in two workshops;...

41 weeks ago

Alton College celebrated another exceptional year of outstanding results with a 99.2 % pass rate for A levels and 100% for vocational courses. The national average is 98%.  More than three quarters of A level subjects achieved 100% pass rate with over a quarter of students being awarded A*-A while over 77% achieved A*-C.  100% of students passed the BTEC and Cambridge Technical...

42 weeks ago

Extra curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students' experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College. This year we launch 'The Alton College Experience' a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment. Our New College Day and flexible...